Bowcott Family History

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Bowcott Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bowcutt, Wolcott, Olcott, Norcott, Cott, Booth, Rowett, Bott, Mowatt

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Bowcott Family Origin

Where is the Bowcott family from?

Bowcott Family Occupations

What did your Bowcott ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bowcott family was Farm Labourer. The most common Bowcott occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Bowcott's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bowcott.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bowcott ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bowcott Historical Records

What Bowcott family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bowcott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bowcott census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 304 immigration records available for the last name Bowcott. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 281 military records available for the last name Bowcott. For the veterans among your Bowcott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bowcott Life Expectancy

What is the average Bowcott lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2001, in the United States, Bowcott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bowcott in 1962 was 67, and 90 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bowcott

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bowcott ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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